Africa

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Fighting international poverty: From problem-listing to asset-counting

By Marvin Olasky
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Q&A | Here’s a further extension of the Q&A with Andy Crouch found in the March 22 issue of WORLD magazine. (See also “Bursting out all over: God’s…

Islamists burn students alive to discourage education

By Julia A. Seymour
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Nigeria | Islamic militants in Nigeria continued terrorizing civilians last week, setting fire to a locked boy’s dormitory and other buildings at the Federal…

Finding a miracle in America

By Russ Pulliam
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Congo | INDIANAPOLIS—Congo refugee Emmanuel Musinga almost got killed by militia from another tribe in a civil war because he was from the wrong tribe in Africa.

Signs and Wonders: Noah needs ‘based on a true story’ disclaimer

By Warren Cole Smith
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Newsworthy | Noah disclaimer. At a presentation in Nashville at the annual convention of the National Religious Broadcasters (NRB), the organization’s president, Jerry…

Christians aren’t killers, CAR church leaders insist

By Julia A. Seymour
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Persecution | Christian leaders in the war-ravaged country of Central African Republic (CAR) earlier this month reiterated condemnation for the violence and repudiated…

Globe Trot: Diplomacy fails amid Syria’s ‘apocalyptic disaster’

By Mindy Belz
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International | INDIA: The worst violence against Christians in the 21st century took place in India’s Orissa state at the hands of Hindu nationalists, according to…

Troubling priorities in Nigeria

By Jamie Dean
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Nigeria | U.S. government focuses on gay issues instead of terrorist attacks on Christians and other Nigerians

Life imprisonment for adulterers, thieves, drunkards, slanderers?

Life imprisonment for adulterers, thieves, drunkards, slanderers?

By Marvin Olasky
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Homosexuality | Wow: The current issue of WORLD magazine includes my column stating that Ugandan legislation providing life imprisonment for homosexuals was “harsh”—and…

Betty behind bars

Betty behind bars

By Lagot Sarah Odwong
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Uganda | Editor’s note: The cover story in the latest issue of WORLD magazine is set in Uganda. What follows is a vignette of life in the East African Country

Refugees flee war-torn CAR

By Rob Holmes
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Africa | N'DJAMENA, Chad—Chadian citizens living in the Central African Republic (CAR) are flooding back to N’djamena, Chad’s capital, to escape the country’s…

Globe Trot: Obama administration mute as Iraq unravels

By Mindy Belz
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International | IRAQ: Anbar Province, and particularly Fallujah, is experiencing its worst cycle of violence in years. At Fallujah Hospital, a nurse told me a…

Africa's hinge

Africa's hinge

By Marvin Olasky
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Uganda | Four out of five residents of fast-growing, 37-million-strong Uganda identify with Christianity. Most Ugandans glowingly welcome evangelical visitors and side…

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